Autograph letter signed 'Selânik Vâlisi Hayrullah' addressed to Ottoman court or headquarters of Ittihad ve Terakki (Union and Progress Party)
PÎRÎZÂDE IBRAHIM HAYRULLAH BEY, (Ottoman / Turkish statesman), (1859-1934).
Manuscript - Autograph letter with Letterhead of 'Selânik Vilâyeti'., [fî 3 Kanun-i Sânî sene 326 (Hegira)]., Thessaloniki, 1910.
Original paper autograph letter handwritten signed by Pirizade Ibrahim Hayrullah Bey. 22x14 cm. In Ottoman script. Paper with the letterhead of 'Selânik Vilâyeti' [i.e. Governorship of Salonica]. AH: 1326 = AD: 1910. With its elqab, letter has 10 lines. A legible script in Turkish with Arabic letters. Letter warns interlocutors against Bulgarian atrocities.
Hayrullah Bey was a statesman who held various positions in the last period of the Ottoman Empire. He was born in 1859 in the rooted Pirizade family in Istanbul. His father was the head of the State Department of Shura and Shaykh al-Islam Pirizâde Mehmed Sahip Molla (1838-1910), and his mother was Hekimbasizade Fahrünisa Hanim. There are also two sheikh al-islams among their great grandfathers. Ibrahim Hayrullah Bey, a member of the Committee of Union and Progress, rapidly rose to state administration after the declaration of the 2nd Constitutional Monarchy. In September 1909 he was appointed Governor of Thessaloniki.
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